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Re: MKL - Markel Corp
« Reply #20 on: May 05, 2011, 02:11:42 PM »
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Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported diluted net income per share of $0.85 for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 compared to $4.33 for the first quarter of 2010. The combined ratio for the first quarter of 2011 was 112% compared to 101% for the first quarter of 2010. The combined ratio for the first quarter of 2011 included $69 million, or 15 points, of underwriting loss related to the Australian floods, the New Zealand earthquake and the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan. The combined ratio for the first quarter of 2010 included $17 million, or 4 points, of underwriting loss on the Chilean earthquakes. Book value per common share outstanding increased 1% to $329.09 at March 31, 2011 from $326.36 at December 31, 2010.
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Re: MKL - Markel Corp
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Re: MKL - Markel Corp
« Reply #22 on: May 12, 2011, 11:09:53 AM »
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Re: MKL - Markel Corp
« Reply #23 on: May 14, 2011, 04:28:01 PM »
Markel Breakfast at Omaha : interesting notes.

http://www.scribd.com/doc/55159075/Markel-Breakfast-2011-Notes

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Re: MKL - Markel Corp
« Reply #24 on: May 14, 2011, 11:39:04 PM »
Thanks Jeff!
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Re: MKL - Markel Corp
« Reply #25 on: May 25, 2011, 03:09:56 PM »
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Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) (the "Company") announced today that it has priced a public offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of 5.35% senior notes due 2021. The net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, including acquisitions. In addition, proceeds may be used to repurchase other of the Company's outstanding debt securities. Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are the Joint Book-Running Managers for the offering, which is expected to close on or about June 1, 2011.
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Re: MKL - Markel Corp
« Reply #26 on: July 14, 2011, 11:09:19 AM »
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/markel-announces-transaction-with-partnermd-125519693.html

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Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announces today that PartnerMD, LLC, has become a subsidiary of Markel Ventures.  PartnerMD, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, runs concierge medical and executive health programs focused on disease prevention, health maintenance, and unique one-on-one doctor/patient relationships.
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Re: MKL - Markel Corp
« Reply #27 on: August 08, 2011, 01:37:13 PM »
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Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported diluted net income per share of $3.11 for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 compared to $2.12 for the second quarter of 2010. Diluted net income per share was $3.95 for the six months ended June 30, 2011 compared to $6.46 for the same period of 2010. The combined ratio was 103% for the second quarter of both 2011 and 2010. The combined ratio was 107% for the six months ended June 30, 2011 compared to 102% for the same period of 2010. The combined ratio for the six months ended June 30, 2011 included $99 million, or 10 points, of underwriting loss related to the U.S. storms, Australian floods, New Zealand earthquake and Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami. For the six months ended June 30, 2010, the combined ratio included $17 million, or 2 points, of underwriting loss related to the Chilean earthquake. Book value per common share outstanding increased 4% to $338.66 at June 30, 2011 from $326.36 at December 31, 2010.
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Re: MKL - Markel Corp
« Reply #28 on: August 16, 2011, 11:24:58 PM »
Great video interview with Tony Markel & Paul Springman about the history of MKL.

Cheers!


http://www.insurancejournal.tv/videos/1460/


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The Markel Style
The specialty powerhouse marks 75 years of know-how and teamwork

http://www.roughnotes.com/rnmagazine/2005/december05/12p054.htm
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Re: MKL - Markel Corp
« Reply #29 on: August 16, 2011, 11:31:28 PM »


Markel International - Case Study I
2011-04-13
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_5gc6an6-w




Markel International - Case Study II
2011-04-13
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GtjZqPSKmU&feature=related